Position Details
Reference Number 21774
Position Title Allied Health Assistant
Employment Type Casual
Entity Private Hospital
Location Calvary John James Hospital
Award Classification JJ Health Prof & SuppSvc - JJ Health Assist Grade3 Year 1
Salary $28.14 Per Hour (plus loading)
Hours 0
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Calvary John James Hospital

Allied Health Assistant


Employment Type 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Allied Health Assistant to join our friendly team at Calvary John James Hospital. The position is for a Casual contract,  Monday to Friday with the flexibility to work weekends on occasion.


About the role

Assisting with group and individual programs as developed by the therapists
Liaise with the multi-disciplinary team and other service providers and carers to ensure continuity of care.
Complete administrative and data collection tasks relevant to Allied Health practice.
Maintain confidentiality and accurate documentation as required
Actively participate in service development, quality improvement and health promotion activities.
Participate in structured supervision, performance management and continuing professional development.
Participate in other departmental activities as required and remain up to date with hospital mandatory training.
Assisting with non-clinical duties as directed by the Senior Therapists


What you bring  

Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to promote client outcomes through the provision of high quality allied health assistant service
Experience in or knowledge of the skills required in conducting group interventions
High level of oral and written communication skills.
Organisational skills of a high order with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
The capacity to work autonomously within the Guidelines for Allied Health Assistants.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of Calvary's application process and pre-employment checks, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, as well as a National Criminal Record Check (on-going National Criminal Record Check renewals are conducted for Calvary employees) to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Certificate IV Allied Health Assistant course or equivalent
Essential: Experience in or knowledge of the skills required in conducting group interventions
Contact Person Sonya Kohlhagen
Contact Email Sonya.Kohlhagen@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 04/06/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Allied Health Assistant Level 3_v4_June 2016.docx Open